Heather is a registered architect and LEED Accredited Professional with over 20 years of professional practice experience. Since joining LSY in 1999, she has successfully led a variety of public and private sector laboratory, clinical, and other high technology facilities projects. She is well versed in design, construction documentation and construction management for both new research facilities and complex research renovations. She is recognized for her strong leadership, design expertise, and ability to build consensus within design teams among multiple technical players and clients to solve complex problems collaboratively. Heather earned both her Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Maryland. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking and rollerblading with her husband.